Pizza Hut is a chain of pizza restaurants that operates more than 6,200 restaurants in the United States and over 4,000 restaurants in more than 100 countries in Mexico, South America, Australia, Europe, the Far East and Africa. Founded in 1958, the restaurant serves pan, Thin 'n Crispy, hand-tossed-style and stuffed-crust pizzas. With a presence in Charlotte, N.C., it also offers a variety of breadsticks, cinnamon sticks and Pepsi products. The restaurant s specialty pizzas include the Cheese Lover s, Meat Lover s, Pepperoni Lovers, Veggie Lover s and supreme. It also offers various pizza toppings, including anchovies, chicken, ham, pepperoni, banana peppers, black olives, green peppers, onions, mushrooms and tomatoes. Pizza Hut s menu offers a variety of side dishes, including WingStreet wings and dips.